Articles | Volume 7, issue 5
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2015–2037, 2014
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2015–2037, 2014
Model description paper
12 Sep 2014
Model description paper | 12 Sep 2014

A model using marginal efficiency of investment to analyze carbon and nitrogen interactions in terrestrial ecosystems (ACONITE Version 1)

R. Q. Thomas and M. Williams

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